Longosuchus

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Longosuchus
Temporal range: Late Triassic
Longosuchus BW.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Aetosauria
Family: Stagonolepididae
Subfamily: Desmatosuchinae
Genus: Longosuchus
Hunt & Lucas, 1990
Species
  • L. meadei Hunt & Lucas, 1990 (type)

Longosuchus (meaning "Long's crocodile") is an extinct genus of aetosaur from the Late Triassic of North America. It measured about 3 metres in length.[1]

Skeleton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hans-Dieter Sues and Nicholas C. Fraser (2010):Triassic Life on Land: The Great Transition ISBN 978-0-231-13522-1